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Director of Human Resources

Company: Foss Swim School
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Human Resources - -Position Purpose:
Jump into a career at FOSS! It is no secret that at FOSS, we love water. We are a purpose-driven organization, we are growing and looking for great talent! FOSS is a premier swim school with 22 schools across the Midwest and we are poised for growth. We believe every team member is essential to the success of the organization and critical to fulfilling our purpose of providing a lifetime of confidence and safety around water. You will find a welcoming place full of diverse perspectives where we connect, collaborate, empower - and -you -belong.
We are seeking a Director of Human Resources to join our leadership team. This position will be a hands-on people leader to support the execution of our strategic roadmap as we scale for growth. As the Director of Human Resources, you will work in partnership with field operations and key corporate stakeholders to support our multi-state operations to effectively deliver programs or policies to support our ability to be an employer of choice. This role will report to the Chief People Officer and will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource department, ensuring legal compliance and a culture living our purpose, vision, and guiding principles.
Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Leads the HR team to effectively build strategic partnerships with field operations, corporate team members, and the Executive Leadership Team to drive company culture and performance.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, leave of absence, employee relations matters, performance management, recognition, retention efforts, and occupational health and safety.
  • Partner with the Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) to prioritize and execute key initiatives in support of strategic operational targets.
  • Demonstrates a growth mindset that understands the organization's goals and strategies and can effectively translate this direction into strategic and operational people practices.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Hands on leader that either directly or through their team works to implement and improve programs, systems, and/or policies.
  • Monitors and ensures the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommends improvements to best practices.
  • Reviews and recommends modifications to policies and/or practices to maintain compliance and support a strong culture.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Supports new school development and openings with our continued expansion.
  • Establishes team goals that support our ability to bring in or develop great talent, foster an environment of belonging, and reduce turnover.
  • Builds new tactics and programs to support our ability to onboard and measure the success of new and/or growing talent. - -Position Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or related field, or the equivalent amount of training and hands-on experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position
    • 7+ years of leadership experience in human resource, talent acquisition, retail, wellness, or other related industry in an organization that employs a large part-time employee staffing model
    • Experience in supporting multi-state and multi-unit operations or demonstrated knowledge of how to manage talent acquisition strategies across multiple states
    • Experience with an HRBP business model
    • Demonstrated ability to understand business operational strategies and apply them to decision making
      Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: -
      • Working in multi-site, multi-state operations.
      • Strong business acumen and leadership skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, must have strong project management skills.
      • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
      • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
      • Ability to function at a strategic level and to execute in a hands-on fashion as part of a growing organization.
      • Proven ability to translate company priorities into actionable HR items.
      • Demonstrated experience articulating a vision, translating it into executable strategy and driving cross-functional teams to deliver against the plan in a positive manner.
      • Business acumen and analytical thought leader; ability to effectively utilize data to drive action.
      • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple projects in an organized, timely manner.
      • Demonstrated courage and integrity; ability to build trust and rapport with all levels of the organization.
        Working Conditions (if applicable):
        • Travel as required by business needs (up to 20%).
          FOSS team members typically work a hybrid schedule of three days in the office and two days working remote. Workdays and hours could fluctuate based on business needs or work deliverables.
          Foss is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, ethnicity or national origin, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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